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    December 20, 2012
    7:00 - 9:59am PST  

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>> good morning. the top
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stories we are falling on this thursday december 20th it. blizzard conditions in the midwest could have an affect on your holiday travel. if this is no from wisconsin. which will be keeping an eye on any flight delays or cancellations. >> it is pretty clear over san francisco. it is cold like it was yesterday. all you need for proof is this live shot from mike pelton. the effects of this morning's temperatures are apparent. >> over the past hour it is warm now at 37 degrees here in pleasanton. you concede some of these cars in this parking lot on first street are frozen with a thick layer of frost. these cars
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were left overnight. this has not left anyone from going through their typical morning routine. if people have been out running and walking their dogs. >> this is not to bed. it is not even 32 degrees. >> i do not feel that bed. >> does the phyllite winter to you now? >> yes. >> cars have came and stopped here. they look like they were on fire because there exhaustless is building. grab a jacket, a scarf, and gloves. >> winter has not even officially started. it feels like it already. >> with the official start
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we will get some precipitation. >> check out fairfield. there at 26 degrees. yesterday we had the frost and freeze advisory. it is a chilly start for our north bay. check out the heart of the bay. it is 43 degrees in san francisco. temperatures are continuing to drop and into the afternoon will see mid to upper 50s. we will wrap up the cloud cover and there is another storm system that is headed our way. rain chances can start as early as this afternoon. we have already seen some moisture associated with this system. there is too dry and it has not started to hit the ground. >> we will wake up to a potential messy friday morning commute. i will have conditions coming up in
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just a bit. >> we are still monitoring a good commute. we have not seen anything in the wake of a hot spot. here is the bay bridge ride 16 to 18 minutes. this is regardless of your approach. the san mateo bridge is still doing good at 13 minutes. for the golden gate bridge ride is still easy as you come through marin county. >> the number of americans applying for unemployment benefits rose last week by 17,000, reversing four weeks of declines. the gop controlled house is moving ahead today on a bill that would keep the bush era taxes cuts in place for all americans accept those
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earning more than $1 million a year. this is so called plan b only deals with the tax hikes. not the automatic across-the-board spending cuts that will kick and after the first of the year. but democrats say that the plan will not pass the senate and the president has already said that he would veto it if it is passed. the consensus is that we will go over the fiscal cliff. but hopes are a deal will get done by the current congress which is on january the third. >> seven 04 a.m.. vice- president joe biden will be meeting today with the law
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enforcement officers from around the country. he is leading a task force that will look at ways of reducing gun violence. president barack obama is promising to send ideas to congress next month. he is already pushing for lawmakers to reinstate a ban on military-style assault weapons, and close loopholes that allow gun buyers to avoid background checks. he also wants restrictions on high capacity ammunition clips. >> nearly one week since of the tragedy shooting at an elementary school in newtown, conn., the community is coping with a steady stream of funeral processions. today, more children, including six year-old allison wyatt and catherine hubbard, will be
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laid to rest. yesterday newtown bid farewell to 27 year-old teacher victoria soto. paul simon, who is a family friend of the soto's , performed the sound of silence at her funeral. a newly formed group, new town united is advocating what it calls a sensible gun legislation. >> bay area headlines. the police are investigating materials this morning that were found stored in san mateo home. police and fire officials designated the materials found in the home in the 400 block of parent drive. authorities say that the materials were not stable to move without potential exploding. for the
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back to with the block while warning other residents. if the san mateo county bomb squad was also called into the scene. >> a quick break at 7 07 a.m.. here is a live look at the san mateo bridge. the traffic is moving good on the right-hand side. this is from out by the peninsula. it is 36 degrees right now and redwood city. >>
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>> we are back as 7:10 a.m.. a big sale for the toyota camry. america's most popular car faired poorly in this new front crash tests by the insurance institute for highway safety. in the test, the camry is a front wheel ended up a bidding the passenger compartment foot well it worked. so far--the airbags did not deploy. the toyota pre s v hybrid wagon did not perform any better. it also urged a poor rating. honda's accord sedan and the
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suzuki kizashi received as a to stop rating of good in a crash test. >> general motors is recalling nearly 119,000 pickup trucks in the u.s. because the pilots can fly open unexpectedly and block the driver's vision. the recall affects 2010 through 2012 chevrolet colorado and gmc kenyan midsized trucks. if the main last is not fastened, the hood could open. gm found a problem after getting too complex. the recall is expected to begin next month. the >> it's showtime for ups!. the carrier today says that this will be the peak sipping day and the busiest is history. the men and women and brown will
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deliver 28 million packages in the u.s.. that's about 300 parcels every second! tomorrows the deadline to make sure the chair gives will arrive by christmas eve. >> which will be wreck bacteriright back.
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line welcome back in the 7:14 a.m.. we are tracking the storm that has hammered the midwest overnight. here
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is new video coming in on the bigger box on left side here is video out of omaha, neb. where you can see heavy snow in the area. the storm is being blamed for at least three deaths. on video out kansas city, missouri who is seeing heavy rain. out of the milwaukee wisconsin area they are dealing with snow as well. >> a another thing with this storm is that it usually brings a lot of winds. >> we're also seeing tornadoes that are coming across the south. a lot of people are getting ready to travel for christmas week. we are seeing major delays
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for o'hare. there are also delays for new work. >> o'hare is huge because it is right in the middle of the country. we have not seen the ripple affect reached san francisco. it has got a lot busy over the past few hours. a it is pretty along as far as the line is concerned. if this is a look at the line at the security check. the departures and drivefor arrivals are on time. they stated that letter on this morning this could impact the travel as far as delays. >> these planes may be late and they will be late everywhere. they may also be
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cancelled. we would just have to wait and see. let's talk to some of the travelers. >> what do you think about it? >> i just came man and i am sitting here for my daughter and grandkids. we are going to england for christmas spirit >> how long is your flight? >> and will go to chicago first, then taking glenn. >> did you hear about what is happening in chicago with their weather? >> yes. they are dealing with snow and windy conditions. >> have they told you that your flight tobeen impacted? >> my fight is at 920 am. if to not be surprised if is cancelled. >> i will not blame you. >> will have to monitor this but now if you are not going to the midwest they are telling you cannot wrap
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your christmas presents. this latch to the line being even longer at the security check. sometimes they may ask you to on rapid and other times they may not. if you just have to make sure the to leave it open so that not have the wrap them just to make sure everybody is safe. >> last christmas we had no major storms but this year we have a much bigger problem. >> we're also following our own and whether or around the bay. it is also turning on for us. it is really cold outside. >> the temperatures are in the upper 20s. it is just as cold as it was yesterday. we do have some high clouds in the distance. as we take a look at the numbers it is 29 for the current temperatures and napa. future cast 4 says
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that by 3:00 p.m. there will be some light rain for the north bay. the showers will continue as we head into the over my hour. it looks like heavy rain is certainly on the way. this is definitely the key for lunchtime tomorrow. you should keep your umbrellas handy. >> your afternoon highs are at 56 for san francisco and 59 degrees in oakland. if the rain will begin later on today possibly for the north bay and to tomorrow morning. the rain chances are very likely for saturday and sunday. the weather will be unstable and it looks like i to stay on christmas day should be dry. >> wet weather will stick around. the good news is that the temperatures will not be as cold. you're in
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lowe's will only draw to the mid 40's. >> and the one incident that we have been watching on the macarthur mayes was westbound on interstate 580. it involved an overturned a vehicle it has now been cleared. we did for while have been slow traffic drive coming from park and lake shore. that has also cleared. the chp is gone and the ramp is completely cleared. it is not yet cleared for the tracks at the muni metro. there has been the latesads structure fird the fire department to block the tracks. if they had substitute buses for geneva, and san jose.
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>> the bay bridge westbound is not too bad of a back up. this is between 880 and west grand. the drive time is still between 610 to 80 minutes.16 to 18 minutes. i dide an ambulance and i'm not sure it was just crossing or if this is on route to a problem. the chp and caltran has not reported any thing. the last time was between 11 and 13 minutes. i will keep you up that if there is a problem. >> the golden gate bridge has been problem freight and we continue to have a easy ride. the drive time is still on the 30 minutes from the marin county. >> 7:21 a.m.. we will be right back. thank you for waking up with us. here is a
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look at the clouds over san francisco. this is at the james lick freeway. as you head south southbound 1 01 traffic on the bottom of the screen. when you get to san jose is 39 degrees. >>
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>> it is 7:24 a.m. periods
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and marine has taken of guard at a elementary school. he volunteered angeles stood there. he stood on all day in front of the flagpole at hughson elementary school, just southeast of modesto. he was not armed. he just wanted to be there to make sure that the children were safe for christmas. >> what if it was my son and i was at home. i would hate to see this happen again. >> can you believe that he is the father of a three eroded his wife is expecting a another child. he stated that he will return to the school again today to give the school and the parents--
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>> the event is being organized by super ridsuperviso. they will give the family condolences on tonight's tragic. it will begin at 6:30 p.m. in san jose. if they will have paper ornaments on the tree and this will be on display until the end of the year. >> it is 6:26 a.m.. we will take a break. here is a live picture out of the ocean view area. a fire has the displaced residents and an apartment building. emergency crews are on the same. we will have the latest coming up.
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>> welcome back it is 7:29 a.m.. we are watching the temperatures. mike pelton is simplesse inte in pleasanton. >> is very cold in pleasanton. is about 30 degrees. it is still below freezing temperatures. here is a shot on your screen showing cars that are frozen solid. the frost is covering the windshields of these cars along first street. a lot of people are still going about their morning. they are all walking their dogs and going for their morning runs. i spoke to one gentleman and he stated that he normally comes out here and walk every morning in shorts. he stated that he had to put on his pants and jackets and gloves.
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>> before it warms up i want to show you this shot. i do not want to give anyone what latch. this is a really declare our frost on the grass. it looks and feels just like winter. >> banks allowed mike. >> we will find out how long these temperatures will last before it starts to warm up. >> temperatures are already on the decline. concord is still in the upper 20s and san jose is a 39 degrees. he is 43 degrees right now in downtown san francisco. it looks like this will be the last day of a severely cold weather. your morning low will be in the 40's and this is because all the cloud cover that is coming from the gulf of alaska. this will eventually sag its way through the bay area. i
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would tell you about how much rain you will appear and this will come up in my next report. >> the golden gate bridge has a pretty good commit with lighter than average conditions. your quick commute check shows only moderate. south bay is still sluggish 1280.on 28. >> the muni services have been a tough run due to a apartment fire. jackie sizzle is on the same period >> the holes line is still out. fire officials are still out here. the good news is that nobody was hurt
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in this early morning fire. a fire broke got an multiple units on the 100 block of brought the street. we're being told that everyone was able to get out relatively quickly but the fire went to a second area where they were able to put it out quickly. one firefighter was treated for smoke. 28 residents inside of this apartment building have been evacuated and are out on the street. 14 adults, and 14 children are being serviced by the red cross. nobody inside the apartment building was injured given the very early morning of the fire. muni will be shut down for while and is still will remain not running. that will not open this
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until they get this goes out. >> and we are monitoring this hearing and in washington. the chairman of the senate foreign relations committed senator john kerry who will most likely be the next secretary of state says that mistakes were made at the state department in the deadly september 11th assault in libya, but congress shares some of the blame. senator john kerry spoke at the start of thursday's hearings. he says an independent pro pulls no punches about the lack of security at the u.s. diplomatic mission in benghazi. but kerrey also faults lawmakers for failing to provide sufficient funds to the state department. for
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state department officials have already resigned under pressure after a damning report blamed higher ups for the lack at the mission. >> his share of the deputies and santa clara are searching for the gunmen. who fired shots at a marine recruiters car on highway 85 in cooper tino. here is video from skyes 7 h d abc 7 news. you concede that the lanes for back up in cupertino near de anza boulevard. although the car was shot multiple times, the recruiter was not hurt. the marine continues south for about a mile before he pulled over call 911. >> i was driving on the highway and i heard a boom boom boom. this fire about 5 to seven shots. this is what i heard and i did even bother to look. i was scared and i just kept on
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the gas. >> it could have been the shots. there were out there gathering evidence. the vehicle was an unmarred government vehicle. we were told that he may have been fall from a gas station but no arrests have been made. >> there was a school that was locked down in cupertino. they're looking for the remaining suspect after three people were responsible for home murderess. they are rested to it than they had the chase the third one. they stated that they found several wrapped gifts in the car of the men. this is just a precaution a lot down the school and the kids were not in danger. >> santa clara police are
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searching for a third suspect in connection with the kidnapping and assault of a handyman. richard rodriguez jr. is wanted on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon and false imprisonment against the victim. the 50 year-old male victim managed to escape his capers at a san jose gas station, leads to the rest of the two other suspects. >> the lome fiscal cliff might affect your tax returns. congress fails to reach a deal by december 31st, as many as 1 million people could see delays in their tax refunds. that's because, the in come exemption levels under the wealth tax or alternative minimum tax were never adjusted for inflation, says it was enacted decades ago.
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over the years, lawmakers have consistently pass a patch to raise those levels. they have not done so this year. the tax filing season begins in two weeks. both sides, agreed that a patch is needed, but until a deal is reached, it will not be passed. >> here is a look at the san mateo bridge. hayward has 42 degrees and it is cold but not terrible. we will be right back.
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>> watching what's happening in washington the fiscal cliff talks and the gop controlled house is moving
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ahead today on a bill that would keep the bush era tax cuts in place for all americans except those earning more than 1 million a year. the move i republican house speaker john boehner. democrats say the plan will not pass the senate and the president has party said he would veto it if it passed. democrats are basically saying it's a full deal or no deal at all. also watching what's happening in wisconsin with the snow coming down. a bit first major storm of the season hitting the midwest being blizzard like conditions. the conditions that threaten operations at chicago's o'hare as well as at pass after all.t sfo.
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>> let's talk a little more about the storm damage. or getting pictures and now of a possible tornado that hit in mobil alabama earlier this morning. the weather service's not confirm this tornado but we are hearing reports of people having to be rescued from the breach and you could see the pictures of cars flipped over. no word yet if anyone was injured. here in the bay area we have our own cold temperatures to talk about as well as rain. >> it is certainly chilly out there. we don't have a frost advisory. 29 as the current number and concord 27 in fairfield 34 and napa.
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it just depends on where you are located. when sheland we wie an increase in cloud cover. satellite and radar is keeping most of the wet weather is coming from the gulf of alaska and it will sag south. taking a look at storm tracker 4 we're seeing some light rain right around silver bell right now. because the area is so dry is not actually hitting the ground. wet weather is a possibility later on today possibly around midnight. the rain will intensify north of the golden gate bridge. tomorrow morning could certainly be a messy one. yellow on the screen around 1 01 in moderate to heavy rain. there'll be
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heavy to moderate showers throughout the day on friday. we are tracking three storms and one is anticipated for saturday and another one rolled through on sunday. afternoon highs, 57 is the common number for fremont santa clara 56 expected amount ibm cloud cover will increase. you'll see fare fell coming in at 54 degrees 54564 union city. 55 in santa rosa. san francisco is at 56 7 day around the baythe shows what weather will stick around. we could see up to 4 in. for the north bay and one to 3 in. for the rest of the bay area. the morning lows will not be that frigid and they will bottom out in the low '40's. we have a great chance each and every day with the exception of christmas morning. snowbound
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that comes beaverboard we have not seen too much snow recently by tahoe has a base of 73 in.. norstar has a base of 65 in. and squaw valley received an inch of snow in the past 24 hours. the base is 10 to 79 in.. >> we continue to monitor pretty good ride for the bay area. later than usual traffic all over. at the bay bridge as we start our bridge check for the westbound ride the 880 approach has hardly any back up at all. even in the extreme right hand lane which goes to the open toll lane. 16 to 80 minutes, 14 are less coming from the nimitz freeway. the san mateo bridge has only emergency vehicles that it was for across the span, thankfully was not problem
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on the bridge. we're still looking at a lighter than usual drive here. and this hour we usually with a seen stop and go conditions. drive times are still below 15 minutes. the golden gate bridge ride 1 01 is a little heavy across the span but no delays from the south tower down to the toll plaza. updating drive times east shore freeway is just 23 minutes west word. it's five minutes better than usual. 680 looks better into walnut creek and the san ramon valley. only a 29 minute drive time till the dublin interchange. south bay freeways 85 and 1 01 are white. from marin county the south 1 01 drive times are still under 30 minutes from nevado to the golden gate bridge. >> nasa that has tested a
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new prototype space suit and that made look familiar to you. that looks like buzz light year. they put the green arms on it that really makes it look like buzz. is this a joke? are we being taken? >> the back side it has as little old type thing. that is basically an airlock. he ginza's dock himself right to the space station and crawl out through the whole. >> they have extra radiation protection on that thing. >> we will take a break, it is cold in the bay area. we have our mt. tam cam. mike
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pelton has is and cross all over the cars. it will warm to the mid-50s later on today. also dr. phil has at his show right after the kron4 morning news. check it out.
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>> bay area airports and roadways are expected to be less crowded this holiday season because of the actual day of the week the christmas and new year's fall. travel experts say the timing of both the days worked to spread out the crowds. recent years will fall on a tuesday and because of that travelers are leaving friday saturday
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sunday and even monday. as of those expected to have 2 million travelers pass through its term of between now and january 6th. it is just a 1 percent increase over last year but it is the busiest holiday season ever at as f zero. >> winter weather in the midwest could affect your holiday travel plans in the bay area. we will have an update on delays and cancellations if you are grabbing a flight. we will have weather with apricot and george will be doing traffic. we will be right back.
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(male announcer) live from the bay area here is your kron 4 news >> good morning the top stories we're following this thursday morning is the
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weather here and elsewhere. blizzard conditions in the midwest affecting holiday travel this morning. we're keeping an eye on any flight delays and cancellations. the bay area is: another chilly morning. sampras is the land san jose is also temperatures dropped into the twenties as we are waiting for a storm to roll in. mike pelton is watching conditions and pleasanton. >> for the first time we are starting to answer above freezing temperatures in the east bay. it is a very cold morning this morning. you can see eyes and frost on the windshield on the cars that are here along first street overnight. it is not stopping cold weather or stopping anyone from going on a typical thursday morning. a light on a lot of peoplet me pan the camera over
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here and try not to give everyone whiplashed but you can see defrost on the grass this morning. it looks and feels like winter out here. i'm sure it is a little warmer in the studio. >> it is mike. i did not want to read that in though. -- run tha andrub >> pleasanton is at 29 degrees. we're working our way out of the '20s and it is 39 and napa. some spots are cooler compared to yesterday. all lot of folks look up and saw frost developing on their windshields. temperatures also will slowly start to
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climb as we head into the afternoon. the potential for a stray showers beginning in the north bay. later tonight the weather will spread its way south. i will have full details on what to expect with the looming wet weather coming up in my next report. >> it seems like the closer we get to the holiday is a better traffic gets. there is a fire at plymouth and broad were the traffic is blocked by the san francisco fire department. the tracks are blocked and they have had to substitute bus shuttles for a potion portion of the motion you run. that has accounted for some delays in both directions.
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>> jackie sissel is live on the scene at board street with the very latest. this lady doesn't have any shoes! >> they are waiting to get back into their apartments. there is a building that was partially burned out earlier this morning. piquancy the fire truck is still out here on broad street. it is blocking the muni lines and it will probably be in effect for another 45 minutes or so. getting back to the fire, around 530 bay got a call to the apartment building with multiple units. there is a fire in the second floor and the back of one of the units. everyone was able to evacuate without any injuries. this fire he eventually went to two alarm. the firefighters are
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able to put out the alarm but what is that is basically they can't just take out one unit. smoke and water damage left a lot of people on the street. 35 residents are out on the street right now. we are not sure of all of them will need assistance from the red cross but those are the numbers that the red cross is giving us right now. they would go through the units to determine what caused this fire. they may be allowed to get some of these people back into their apartments. one firefighter said that minor smoke inhalation was treated. for now though, muni lanes will be closed for the next 45 minutes or so. >> and salmon to help police responded to a homeland found explosive materials they were worried about. police and fire officials
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detonated the materials and, the 400 block of their drive. authorities say the materials were not stable to move without potential of explosion and evacuate the block while warning other residents. the san mateo county bomb squad was also called in to the scene. >> vice-president joe biden will be meeting today with law-enforcement officers from around the country. he is leading a task force that will look at ways of reducing gun violence. president obama is promising to send ideas to congress next month. he is already pushing for lawmakers to reinstate a ban on military- style assault weapons, and close loopholes that will allow gun buyers to avoid background checks. he also wants restrictions on high capacity ammunition clips. it is the nearly one week since the tragic shooting at an elementary school in new town conn. the community is coping with a steady stream
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of funeral processions. today more children including six year-old allison whites and kathryn hubbard will be laid to rest. yesterday's newtown bid farewell to 27 year-old teacher vicki soto. paul simon, at the was a family friend of the so those, performed the the sound of silence at her funeral. i new group formed newtown united advocating what it called sensible gun regulation. >> we have 20 children that are trying to point as the way, and if we don't follow their lead, we have failed them and their debts are in vain. >> the day before her death nancy lanza of the mother of the gunman had just returned, short trip along to a luxury resort in new hampshire. france and greece the years she felt comfortable about leaving her son adam at home unsupervised. >> democrats say that the
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gop plan will not make it past the senate. beyond that the president has already said he will veto it if it gets to his desk. the back- and-forth continues in congress and hopefully by january 3rd they will get the deal done. we will be back in just a moment.
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>> the tool yet to yield the camera of america's most popular car fare poorly in a new front crash test by at the insurance institute for highway safety. in the test the camera is a front wheel ended at bending the passenger compartment foot well in word. the steering was pushed off so far the air bags did not deploy. the toyota pre as the hybrid wagon didn't perform any better. it also earned a poor rating. honda's accord sedan and this is to keep his eye she receives the institute's stock rating of good and the crash test. general motors is recalling nearly 119,000 pickup trucks in the u.s. because of that can fly open unexpectedly
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and block the driver's vision. the recall affects the 2010 through 2012 to settle a colorado and gmc kenyan at midsized trucks. the national highway traffic safety administration says some of the trucks may not have a secondary hood latch. the the main lights is a pass and it could open. gm found the problem after getting to complaints and the recall is expected to begin next month. holiday >> holiday shoppers beware not all gift cards are created equal. some shoppers report paying $25 or more and purges and shipping fees and that's before the means fees kick in. bank issued cards tend to be the biggest culprits according to a november survey conducted by bank rate. the company says all eight of the popular general purpose give cards offered by banks and credit card companies charge purchase these. also a general purpose are the more likely to charge so- called maintenance or dormancy fees.
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as the trading year winds down a list of and here's hoping you don't own any of these stocks. no. 5 at bay area company sunnyvale based amd advanced metric micro devices down 56% for the year they lay off 10% of their work force this year. the chip maker hby slumping pc a and natural resources is the mining company that bought massey energy. coal prices have been hurt by cheap natural gas. super value operates several major grocery chains including jeweled-moscow, save a lot and albert sends. they have been hit hard by wal-mart and target carrying groceries. eastman kodak the iconic photography company felt filed for bankruptcy this year. ironically the company that created digital photography fell victim to it. as they were to able to
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fall in madison wisconsin this morning. this they got about half a foot of snow and gov. scott walker declared a state of emergency ahead of the storm. they were expecting it but it was paralyzing nonetheless. on the right to have lots of car slide off and accidents and omaha nebraska. the storm is being blamed for three deaths. and kansas city missouri it is not snow but rain that is a problem. >> we are following the impact of these storms are having on americans and particularly for travel. will tran is at as f zero. >> i checked the board and everything is on time. it has turned into grand central with so many people coming in already. not a problem, all of the flights are going through dallas. they're not impacted by weather. many others are
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going through chicago but that could potentially been a problem but so far so good. things could change of course as we move through out the day. tomorrow is the busiest travel day of the christmas season. looking out here though i think today is. where are you going? >> alabama. >> alabama! you are the second person to say that today. >> are you travelinare you flyih dallas or chicago or anything like that? >> we are flying through dallas. >> are you concerned about the storms?
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>> we were prepared for this. it is used like this during this time of year so we just prepared for it. books, stuff like that. >> do you wrap your presence before you travel? >> i usually do not but i bought everything from amazon so it's already fine. >> everything is moving along just fine. if you want to wrap your gifts, go ahead they're not even checking them. >> in the bay area, watching the cold and the next storm coming. >> we are taking a live look at the golden gate bridge under mainly clear skies. we have some high clouds streaming in in the
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distance and it is a cold start to the morning. we're hovering in the upper 20s for fairfield and pleasanton. it is really frigid this morning in the east as well as north bay. larry was 40 in santa rosa 30 and napa downtown san francisco 43 degrees and sandy l is 38. most of the moisture for the end pending storm is sitting off shore. it will start to sag its way south and we will see a light rain beginning this afternoon for the north bay. we are easy and sprinkled around coverdale. the air is too dry for it to reach land so we are under mainly dry conditions right now. changes are at hand and future cast four for 8 tonight we will continue to see showers developed into the over-dollars. night hours. r
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storm warning goes into a fax at 6:00 a.m. friday and goes until 4:00 a.m. monday. most of the snow that will fall will be above 4,000 ft. in height ball before highway 89. if you are headed in that direction will certainly need your chains. overnight 57, number for pleasanton in sunnyvale and san mateo. rain will continue into the weekend, unstable weather will stick in the bay area with the exception of christmas day. 7 day around the bay forecast shows three storms 14 today, one for saturday, and the third one on sunday.
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8:21 a.m. and here is george. >> look at the bay bridge. the metering lights have been turned off. traffic is so light everyone is able to get across the bridge without being metered. that means everything is move the base of the incline as you have an heading through the span. the sale bridge it stayed at their team to 11 minutes for the drive time. the golden gate bridge we're looking at lighter than normal traffic flows here. the marin drive times are still pretty good. i will update that for you next. the east shore freeway is 17 minutes drive time. normally
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it is 28 to 32 minutes at this hour from hercules to berkeley. west 24 looks good and 680 in walnut creek no delays. there were delays at the lower peninsula both north and southbound but there was a stall southbound around san antonio. it's looking for a while but it is clear now. the marin commute is under 35 minutes. the last clocked drive time was 34 minutes from novato to the golden gate bridge. >> we will be right back as a kron4 morning news continues right after this break. we will go back to the live report with the muni break down with jackie sissel when we come back.
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>> and a report from oakland's city auditor repeals the city has failed to reimburse people who mistakenly paid twice for their parking tickets. the san francisco chronicle reports the windfall was discovered as a part of a
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larger audit of oakland parking ticket management for the 2010 s to 2011 fiscal year. last year alone the overpayments added up to $316,000. the city officials claim they did not know about the state law that requires cities to reimburse overpayments. is it from now on people they will automatically be refunded but only when the amount in question is $200 or more. >> santa clara police are searching for a third suspect in connection with the kidnapping and assault of a handyman. richard rodriguez jr. is wanted on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon and false imprisonment against a big them. rodriguez is described as a 58 hispanic man with multiple tattoos on his arms. the 50 year-old male victim managed to escape his captors at a stand of a gas station leaving the arrest leading to the arrest of the two other suspects.
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>> focus in on the weather this morning because it is so cold outside. mike pelton is and pleasanton this morning where it feels like the holidays. there is no snow but it is just cold. >> it feels like we are still hovering around freezing temperatures this morning. it is very cold and the east bay. earlier we showed you pictures of cars that were completely frozen over with ross on when she windshield and frost all
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over the ground. all of this cold weather caught people by surprise. >> it is pretty cold, a lot of frost in the morning. compared to the week before or so. >> have a thick jacket, clubs. >> grab a the jacket and glov this woman and just stay in the car. >> we have new video this morning of a possible tornado from mobile alabama. heavy winds not down trees and power lines cutting power to at least 7400 homes and businesses. winds took off the roof of a business,
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appeal a layer of bread off the side of the building to. police say they rescued a resident trapped in her house by collapsed tree. at least two people that we know of were hurt in the storms. >> we are taking a live look at conditions out in san jose. mainly sunny skies but we have big changes to talk about. right now it is cold and some spots are hovering below freezing. 30's out the door and concord 40 in san jose. temperatures are slowly starting to climb. we will see an increase in cloud cover as we head to the afternoon. satellite and radar monitoring the wet weather on the way. it has made landfall and we are picking up moderate rain around crescent city. the system will continue to sag its way south initially approached the bay area. i will talk about your extended christmas forecast coming up and my next
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report. >> metering lights are off at the bay bridge is a light ride westbound getting into the city. the east shore freeway ride is under 20 minutes. and san francisco there's a problem with the muni light rail service. the ocean had a structure fire and the trackway has an blocked at robbed and plymouth the air. because of that they have had to substitute one bus run for the train. jackie sissel says they may be picking that up sometime soon. >> let's go live to jackie on the scene live this morning. >> i can tell you that fire officials remain out here and the hose is lying across
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broad street. they may be opening the tracks and the next 15 to 20 minutes. there's several people that were displaced by this early morning fire. they got a call about 53283 story, multiple unit apartment complex. it second story apartment was on fire. league to alarm fire forced 38 people about into the cold. the unit that sustained the most damage will be long-term damage at four the neighbors. initially we were told there
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is a firefighter at that severed some smoke inhalation. i talked to the captain and said he had no information for that. >> it looks like there's a fire station right next to the building. is that an old fire station? >> that was the first question i asked. it is an old firehouse but it is no longer in service. it has been vacant for several years apparently. >> thanks for the report we will check back in with you shortly. >> shares debbies in santa clara are searching for the gunman who fired shots at a marine recruiters car on highway 85 in cupertino.
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police shot down highway 85 for hours after the car driven by a marine was struck by gunfire. these are additional pictures of from sky 7 hd abc news. you can see lanes back up in cupertino dear neared the on the boulevard. all the cars out most of times a reporter was not hurt. the mourning continues out for about a mile before bully over and calling 911. they are investigating how the they have all the evidence. the marine was an unmarked government vehicle and we are told that he may have been followed from a gas station. they have not made any arrests yet. >> not too far away of
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sunnyvale police have called off the surge for a burglary suspect. earlier their search resulted in the school be lot down in cupertino. teams of officers with dogs scoured a neighborhood of homestead road near cupertino village. for one of three suspects in connection with some recent home burglaries. two other men were arrested after a brief chase employees say they found jewelry and several wrapped gifts and their car. as a precaution the good samaritan church a preschool was locked down for several hours. the church pastor says the children were never in any danger. >> connecticut's chief medical examiner says arrangements are being made out of state for the burial of the mother of adam lanza. up from outside conn wants to claim the body of nancy lanza who was shot last friday by her son shortly before he headed to sandy hook elementary school. the funeral home is likely in new hampshire. nancy lanza once lived in new hampshire
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and her brother is a retired police captain there. it is a will be held tonight in san jose for the victims of last week's shooting. the ban is being organized by supervisor dave cortez. he has partnered with several community groups the residence the chance to share their thoughts and condolences on the tragedy. tonight the battle starts at 630 at the county government center on west heading streets in san jose. paper ornaments will be placed on a holiday treat for the victims. the tree will be on display through the end of the year. we will be right back.
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>> welcome back. opablo sandoval was a judge in last night's miss universe pageant in lost vegas. 89 women took the stage at the hard rock hotel in las vegas. a beauty queen from rhode island has been crowned the new miss universe. it olivia culpo,
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a toy year-old boston university student and self- described "cellist nerd, " takes the title of miss universe in las vegas. >> the red hot warriors scored a season-high 127. and last night's game in sacramento and they still lost. steven curry scored 23 of his 32 points in the second half before fouling out, and that david lee had 29 points and eight rebounds and gold is that the worst defense outing of the season. both teams shot 50 percent while the kings had a season-high and poisons or more than any team had against the warriors this season. sacramento wins its at 131 to 127. >> where is the world
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happiest people living? a new poll released of nearly $150 a people round the world says that seven of the world's 10 countries with the most upbeat attitude are in latin america. they look axed about $1 and people in each of the 148 countries last year if they were well rested, had been treated with respect, smiled or left a lot, learned or did something interesting and felt the length of enjoyment. in panama and paraguay, 85 percent of those polled said against all five, putting those countries at the top of the list. we will be right back.
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>> we are back at 8:45 a.m.. some of the top stores are following right now. the gop-controlled house is
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moving ahead today on a bill that would keep the bush era taxetax cut is in place for all americans accept those earning more that $1 million a year. the proposal is being called plan b by house speaker john boehner. democrats say that the plan will not pass the senate and the president has already said that he would veto it if it is passed. >> forecasters are warning that the midwest first major snowstorm of the season cookoffs blizzard conditions this morning from kansas to wisconsin. if the conditions could threaten operations at chicago's o'hare airport. but the snow is helpful for some farmers in the midwest. some areas are more than 12 in. below normal precipitation for the
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year. >> here is a national view of an act of whether chin.ive wn dust and the chicago could reach 50 mi. per hour. flooding is also a possibility with the flooding and down tdowned treese in the bay area what we have had to deal with this cold temperatures. some spots here were colder than yesterday. temperatures are slowly climbing. there no longer in the '20s. >> it is 44 degrees in san francisco. satellite radar shows a there'll be an
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increase in cloud cover and this rain will go to the south. this system is coming from the gulf of alaska. when it is all said and done storm number one on saturday morning will be 4 in. of rain for the bay area. you concede early as chachance will be about 3:00 p.m. today. it looks like the system will continue to sag its way south. check out 8:00 a.m.. this is the peak of your mormorning commute. this will impact 101. hazardous driving conditions will be for highway 37. >> the chance for showers to intensify will be into tomorrow afternoon. when there is rain in the bay area we can see snow in to see error. it may be two to
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5 in. more. if you should bring your chains if your head in that direction. 57 degrees is the common number for the area. we will see an increase in cloud cover and i think it will remain dry out in concord. yes we turn our attention to the north bay. there is a slight chance that was the showers for letter on today. petaluma is that 54 and so is napa. >> your kron 47 day around the bay shows that the cold weather is what kind does but we do have wet weather coming. there may be potentially hazardous driving conditions. christmas day will be dry. this is your bay area for cast let's go to our snow
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bomb ski reports. >> the sierra and tahoe are reported at least 37 in. of snow. >> we are still looking at a ride at the bay area. the metering lights were turned off within the last hour because the traffic is so light. it almost looks like a sunday morning. for the san mateo bridge a again, it is a 11 minute drive times. we did not see a spike in drive times or the stop and go conditions that are the norm. your ride to the golden gate bridge we are near the time when normally would talk about peak traffic flow. this is not the case right now. as we track the east bay drive
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time. it is 17 minutes from hercules to berkeley. it is under 20 minutes. this is a remarkable. just a little slowing here at the walnut creek interchange perry i. this drive time is about 19 minutes. normally this is a 25 to 29 minute commute. westbound 85 to the west valley looked gray also. >> >> a former marine is the on his part to keep kids safe. the military man is voluntarily standing guard at the california elementary school to help students feel secure. melinda mesa
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reports. the >> there is nothing that will stop me from protecting the children. the only thing that i can think of is what it was my son or daughter in the classroom. and what is it was my job and i was deployed. >> i am a parent and i would hate to see it happening again out there. >> and other parents stated that she cannot imagine the pain. >> i know this will be the hardest christmas for this family. it is hard enough leaving your family and then all of these presence that you have on the christmas tree and i you have no one to get into. >> others say that it is just a simple act like the sergeant garden the schools.
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this less the students' knowledge this is a safe place. >> he wants to make sure that someone cares about them. >> pusley is the father of a three year-old and his wife is expecting another child. the principal says that he will be back today, the school's last day before holiday break. >> here is a live look am austin and there is a suspicious package at logan airport. we will have more coming up. hey, look! a shooting star!
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>> welcome back. we are tracking the storms across their area. we are getting more video in now from the storm that is slamming the midwest. this is video out
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of des moines, iowa. if several states in the midwest are getting blanketed by snow in fact, parts of northern michigan could see as much as 46 in. of snow by tomorrow morning. driving is really tough because of icy conditions and wins. may well, two people in wisconsin were killed when their car slid into the path of a truck. >> still at a city and beyond! nasa has tested a new prototype space suit that looks a lot like a character out of a disney movie. take a look. it is called the z-one spacesuit. and up resemblance to a toy stories buzz a light year is undeniable. the space suit has a big round dome on the top and the signature bright
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green stripes. it features a giant metal overall on the back that allows of astronauts to dock themselves to a space craft eliminating the need for air locks. the suit also has improved radiation protection letting them stay in space or on the surface of alien worlds for a longer period of time. we will be bright back.
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>> the top stories that we are working on this thursday december 20th. blizzard conditions in the midwest are affecting all the trouble this morning. we are keeping an eye on any flight delays or cancellations. >> we have a live look from san francisco and san jose. we have the sunshine. let's check-in what mike pelton. the >> overall is a very cold morning. here is video from just a short time ago. i saw a lot of cars that were covered with frost. this
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weather has a lot of people bracing. i talk with a landscaper who stated that he had no-- >> these work really well. these keep my head insulated. i have a glove here and i have one in my sock just in case i need extra. >> he was very prepared. as many as the other residents. this is really not that bad. they stated that they are bracing for the temperatures to get even cooler. >> it is cold and we are waiting for a things to warm-up. >> it has been a really chilly start. we are starting to warm-up at 42 degrees right now in santa rosa. fairfield is still pretty cold. they are is 37 degrees. we're expecting
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things to warm-up but it will be a mild day. we will see a high cloud cover all saw and it will build as we expect this rain to start. it will push off in the north bay in the afternoon. it will grow widespread into afternoon. >> we have been minding the muni and delay is because of a fire in san francisco. it was affecting the ocean view line. we have jackie sizzle coming up in just a moment. the traffic side of this was that was disrupted because no train could go past. they stated that they had to substitute with a bus shuttle that was running from jitney bus out to west portal. they stated that they have cleared the tracks
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and you can see in this live shot from jackie that they are starting to run the trains a get. this should help resolve some of the delays that have been on the ocean view line. >> where are live pictures out of boston. it they stated that there was a suspicious package and they do not have any other details available periods you could see in this video that we may have someone in a has mad suit. he is coming up to talk to some of the personnel. this airport is located in boston. we will have to wait to get more information to command. at this point we just want to assure you with the pitcher.
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>>cture. >> as soon as we get more information will give you the updates. >> police are investigating materials this morning that were found stored in a san mateo home. police and fire officials detonated the materials found in the home in the 400 block of parrot drive. authorities said that the materials were not stable tomorrow without potential exploding. they evacuate the block wall that warned of the residents. the san mateo county bomb squad was also called to the same period >> vice-president joe biden will meet today with law enforcement officers from around the country. he is leading a task force that
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will look at ways of reducing gun violence. president obama is promising to set ideas to congress next month. he is already pushing for lawmakers to reinstate a ban on military- style assault weapons, and close the loopholes that is a light gun buyers to avoid background checks. he also wants restrictions on high capacity ammunition clips. >> nearly one week since the tragic shooting at an elementary school in newtown, conn., the community is coping with a steady stream of funeral processions. renee marsh joins us from new town. >> new tam said farewell to the 27 year-old teacher. >> paul simon who is a family friend performed the
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sound of silence at her funeral. wednesday night about 3000 people came to the university for a tribute to newtown victims. the tragedy sparked national debate over gun control. a newly formed group newtown united is advocating what they call sensible gun violence legislation. >> if we do not follow we have failed the children. we have learned that the day before her death nancy it lands of the mother of adam lanza had just returned from a trip. in recent years she felt comfortable about leaving atom at home unsupervised. >> it will be a total of six funerals today. connecticut gov. as calling for a church as a nation to wring
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their bales for the victims. >> reporting from newtown, conn. i am renee marsh. >> it is now on 9 of 7:00 a.m. and will be right back. [ female announcer ] here's to a whole world
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>> a quick update from what we are following from boston. as suspicious package at logan international airport. here is a video. some of the latest news is that the package was delivered to an error can of the cargo after 8:00 our time. they evacuated the building for the cross and measures. the bomb squad is on the scene. nicosia that would hassam that suit so on. we will give you mor when we have itno flights have been delayed. >> a big sale for the toyota camry. america's most
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popular car failed poorly. the steering was pushed so far off the air bags did not deploy. boy toyota pre s hybrid wagon did not perform any better. its rating was also poor. the honda accord sedan and the suzuki kizashi receive the institut top rating of good and crash test. >> general motors is recalling nearly 119,000 pickup trucks in the u.s. because the hood can fly open unexpectedly and block the driver's vision. the national highway traffic safety administration says the some of the trucks may not have a secondary hood latch. if the main latch is not fastened, the good could open. gm found this problem after the received two complaints. we have not heard anyone being hurt but the recalls are expected to
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begin next month. >> holiday shoppers to be where. not all gift cards are created equal. some shoppers reported pay $25 or more in purchase and shipping fees and that is before the may to its feet kick stand. bank issued cards tend to be the biggest culprits, according to an november survey conducted by bank rate. the company says all eight of the popular general purpose gift cards offered by banks and credit card companies charge purchase fees. also, general purchase cars are more likely to charge so-called maintenance or dormancy fees. >> which will be right back. we will be right back.
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>> welcome back. we are watching the winners and losers with rob black. >> the and sales are through the roof! >> good god! once a recent tragedy hits. dunce like blocks on ebay are now over
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$200 on ebay. parliaments are now taken about an hour. it takes more time to buy dolled and then to buy a gun and the u.s.. >> prices are born to go on. when the laws do going to affect that will have the greater good since the sale at higher prices. we had the assault rifle ban for 10 years and did just stop the sales but it did not bend to if you had already have been grandfathered in. people that are going out to buy them thinking that they can hold them because they cannot buy them again. >> this goes back to 1996 where a shooting was out in stockton. i i forgot it. five children were killed
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and 20 were injured. this was a terrible story. house values rose 6% in 2012 for the first gain in six years. >> home values gained. this is the first increase since 2006. this is a nice recovery because low interest rates. 2013 is expected to be a good year for loans. the housing market phil's a good. feels goo >> do you think of the bags will start to lend more money? >> on one hand you do not want that banks to make
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their money in a controlled environment. >> lets get a look at the weather with the janu. >> we have been tracking the cold temperatures all morning. we are finally out of the '20s. in napa they're sitting at 33 degrees in mid 30's in redwood city. we are waking up to some cold and frosty conditions. we will see this cloud cover increase because we are expecting a talstorm system. there is also a wind advisory that is going into affect. taking a look as satellite and radar this system is already affecting northern portions of the
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state. 3:00 p.m. it will make his way to the north bay and it will be some moderate the downpours. your friday morning commit will be a wets one. >> it will remain in affect through the afternoon. this usually translates to snow in the sierra. tomorrow at about 6:00 a.m. the rain will last until about 4 on monday. we are expecting 4 in. of more of rain. redwood and palo alto will give up some may be the mid 40's. 574 pleasanton and 56 for
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the east bay shore. downtown san francisco will get 56 degrees. as we take a look at the 7 day around the bay will continue to see what weather in to your we may see 8 dry break as we head into the weekend. >> we have been moderate and a pretty good commute to this morning. it is very light at the bay bridge. there are no backups but the meager rise or turned off over an hour ago. the san mateo bridge it is also enjoined light traffic. the drive time has stayed between 11 and 13 minutes. the golden gate bridge we have not seen any backups and not even the usual high traffic in the southbound direction. what we talked about how much lighter than usual conditions are around the bay area. when you look at the mimic it is still
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read on the map. but this drive time is still just 21 minutes on a normal commute day it would be about 27 minutes at this hour. this is not the case this morning. 580 westbound looks good into dublin and into castro valley. >> 85 north to cupertino is typical to have slow traffic. it is not the slightest was this morning. the north bay ride in the marin has been completely cleared out for the south bound drive. >> 9:21 a.m.. we will be right back. here is a live look at the mount cam. it is pretty clear and we have the clouds in the distance. you concede the blowing of the winds. it is cold outside and a little bit windy. we will be right back.
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>> a marine veteran of the iraqi and afghanistan war is has taken up self-imposed duty in front of central california elementary schools to protect the kids. sgt cracraig pusley stood all day yesterday entities in front of the flagpole at houston elementary school just southeast of modesto. he was not armed. he wanted to be sure all children could go home safe for christmas. he has a father every three-year-old and his wife is expecting another child. the principal says he will be back today the schools last day before
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holiday break. he is there just to reassure the parents and kids. >> it is a will be held tonight in san jose for the victims of last week's shooting in new town. several community groups will be gathering to give residents the chance to share their thoughts and condolences on the tragedy. tonight's vigil starts at 6:30 p.m. at the county government center on town on west heading street in san jose. paper ornaments will be placed on a holiday treat for the victims. it's really on his way through the end of the year. . >> we will be right back. don't forget about new year's eve if you don't have plans and are just going to sit home new years eve turned on a kron4 and we will have a party.
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>> let's get more on the cold weather in the bay area. mike pelton is and pleasanton this morning live >> good morning. the temperatures are little warmer now. we had below freezing temperatures this morning. a lot of cars were covered and frost and ice. i ran into one and just a few minutes ago who gave me some tips on how to stay warm. >> it is pretty cold, a lot of frost in the morning compared to the week before or so. >> yet await the jacket and gloves? >> yeup. >> a lot of people are wearing jackets and sweat shirts.
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>> we have been keeping an eye on cold temperatures this morning and you could see mid 30's and napa as well as fairfield. we're in 40's and santa rosa 37 degrees in san mateo. turning our attention to the wet weather it is already impacting the pacific northwest. it is dropping down from the gulf of alaska so is ushering in cool air. it will spread into our area by about afternoon starting in the north bay. in the overnight hours medium to moderate heavy downpour. i will take a look of that in my next forecast but right now we would get a check on traffic with market. (laughter) >> i used to do traffic. >> that means you are
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qualified to say there is a backup on the bay bridge. >> shares devi's in santa clara aren't searching for the guy who fired shots at the recorders car and cupertino. police said down highway 85 for hours after the car driven by a marine was struck by gunfire. these additional pictures from sky is seven hd abc news you did see the lanes backed up in cupertino dear and near the and the boulevard. the car was out most times in the recorder was not hurt. the marine continue south for about a mile and pulling over and calling 911. >> date investigated and he
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was an end on march the government vehicle. we're told the mavens follow from a gas station. >> set ablaze, the search for burglary but suspect. earlier there surge resulted in a school been locked down and cupertino. teams of officers with dogs garden neighborhood of homestead road near cupertino village. for one of three suspects in connection with some recent home or delays burglaries'. two other men were arrested after brief chase. police they found story in several wrapped gifts in their car. as a precaution the good samaritan church preschool was locked down for several hours and the pastor says the children were never in any danger. >> connecticut's chief medical examiner says are ranges are being made out of state for the burial of
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mother of adam lanza. a funeral home of the conn one to claim the body of nancy lanza who was shot last friday by her son shortly before he was headed to sandy hook elementary school. a funeral home is likely in new hampshire. nancy lanza once lived there and her brother is a retired police captain there. it will be held in san jose tonight for the victims of last week's shooting. it is being organized by supervisor dave corti's he's partnered with several community groups to give residents a chance to share their thoughts and condolences on the tragedy. tonight's vigil starts a 6:30 p.m. at the the county government center on west heading street in san jose. paper ornaments will also be placed on a holiday treat for the victims. the tree will be on display throughout the end of the year. we will be right back.
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>> the fed's are beefing up privacy for children on line. the new rules will
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make it tougher for children's personal data to be collected by mobile fault apps, smart phones and tablets. parents also have greater control over information web sites can collect from kids under 13. the federal trade commission says revisions to the 14 year-old children's online privacy protection act are necessary because of changes and technology. >> cigarette use among u.s. teenagers is on the decline. it fell to historic lows and a 4 yr rise in marijuana use appears to have leveled off. that panel university of michigan report found a number of teenagers who reported smoking cigarettes and the prior 30 days fell to 10.6% this year from 11.7% in 2011. that's the lowest level recorded since the survey began in 1975. and it >> a new report from oakland city auditor rebuilt the city has failed to reimburse people mistakenly paid twice for their parking tickets.
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the temperance is cold, call reports the windfall was discovered as part of a larger audit of oakland's parking ticket management for the 2010 to 2011 fiscal year. thatcher alone the overpayment added up to $316,000. city offices claimed they did not know what the state law requires cities to reimburse overpayments. they say from now on people over they will automatically be refunded but only when the amount question is $200 or more. >> pablo sandoval all was a judge and be miss u.s.a. pageant. a beauty queen from long island was a crime, the new miss universe. she is a a " cellist now heard "
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they are all gorgeous. >> donald trump was on stage. >> (laughter) he is always a judge on that, it is his deal. >> the red hot warriors scored a season-high 127 points last night in sacramento and still lost. steven curry scored 23 of his 32 points in the second half before fouling out and david levy had 29 points and eight rebounds in golden state's worst defensive halting of the season. both teams shot 50 percent while the kings had a season-high 10 points and scored more than anything had against the warriors this season. sacramento winds at 131 to 127.
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>> where are not happy as people living in the world? a new poll released of nearly 150,000 people around the world says seven of the world's 10 countries with the most upbeat attitudes are in latin america. a gallup asked about 1000 people in each of 148 countries last year they were well rested, had been treated with respect, smile or laugh a lot, learned or did something interesting and felt feelings of enjoyment. and panama and paraguay 85 percent of those polled said yes to all five putting those countries at the top of the list. the and the united states was no. 33 in positive outlook. >> a reminder that dr. phil right here every weekday morning at 10:00 right after the kron4 morning news. we will be right back.
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>> we are tracking a storm him in the midwest overnight. here is video coming in steady snow fall in madison wisconsin this morning. they got about half a foot of snow and gov. scott walker declared a state of emergency ahead of the storm. on the top right corner that isames, i love and the storm is being blamed for at least three deaths. the bottom right is the heavy snow falling on highway 29 in kansas city missouri. that is new video week and, before we had rain. now we have all the snow in the traffic stop. >> will tran is live at sfo >> it is not a problem. we
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thought we would see some problems this morning with the first flights taking off at 6. we thought that was 7 8:00 that we would see planes waiting to leave to chicago and that is not the case. they said chicago as aniline be storm very well. once you take out here from to chicago they are allowing planes to land. once you take off that is a good sign, there'll be no problems on the way to the midwest. we sought and and flosaw and and slow --ebb & flow as far as the midwest, the mid duty manager wants me to tell you as far as standards
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as though you have to stay on top of it because they as good change in the afternoon. especially with chicago reaching night time and a difference in the time zones. a gets cold, slippery you have to stay on top of it. also if you're headed to the security check lines is not a problem this morning. a quick reminder do not read your presence. all of your hard work could be undone if you're it security checker ask you to open your package the beeps inspected. -- to be >> mid-40s currently in napa and 40 degrees in richmond. we have some clout cover from this morning but it will increase in the afternoon hours as we have a storm system approaching. and the north bay oval or widespread into the evening
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hours and we have a wind advisory in effect tonight to about 4:00 a.m. tomorrow. satellite and radar showed this system is already impacting the pacific northwest as well as the northern portion of our state. that will impact us by 3:00 in the afternoon. tomorrow morning will be a west commute, especially in the north bay. heavy to moderate downpour's there. we'll continue have showers throughout the afternoon hours. the yellow ban indicates moderate downpour. afternoon highs we're expecting a pretty mild afternoon 56 degrees for los gatos this afternoon and mid-50s for the delta as well. the g-7 degrees for pleasanton at mid to upper 50s for east bay shores and 56 degrees her downtown san francisco. mid fifties into
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the north bay as well. 7 day around the bay shows as we will continue to deal with wet weather into the weekend. saturday and sunday will continue to rain and it looks like we may get a dry break for christmas on tuesday and then pushed back and or wednesday. for those of you had to sierra of we have the snowbound .com ski report. not much for fresh powder out there 30 to 73 in.. north star as a base to 17 to 63 in. >> the approach of the bay bridge is free and clear. it is an easy ride, good news. the san mateo bridge as more cars on that one but you are still driving at the speed limit. the golden gate bridge, things are pretty
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quiet and it looks like traffic is moving smoothly there. it is so sunny in san francisco. >> (male announcer) stanley roberts found some people behaving badly... you are looking at a $1,000 navigation/stereo receiver sitting in the rear seat of his car in downtown san the sale. and the front center column is the wide-screen cbs and plainview and yet another box containing who knows what. in fact if you look at cars parked in downtown san mateo you might be surprised at what you might find. this mercedes has nothing in plain view but look at the door, it is not locked. >> luckily i have a police officer a year so he saw me but you have to ashley lock your door of to be saved. >> and as far i've found an old school tie by charging in the front seat and plenty of navigation systems good for redrafting. you may not
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know this but it only takes six and to break a window and steal your belongings. some people think that if they put it in the trunk everything is safe. the bad guys are watching what you putting your fraud. they will go in and steal it after you leave. san mateo police have put out an alert that there have been burglaries' from vehicles even in broad daylight. all they along with other cities in the bay as they please don't make it easier for the crooks by leading stuff visible. i have done numerous segments around the bay hoping to educate drivers not to be a victim. i am telling you again do not leave anything of value will the value of visible even these bidis tell baker that you might have electronics in your car. don't expect the average citizen to call the police. i was looking and cars for three hours and not one person was on the call the police. >> we'll be right back as the kron4 morning news continues. watching a storm
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across the u.s. would blizzard conditions and here is a look from green bay wisconsin.
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>> just in time for the holiday season it is showtime for ups. the carrier says today's peak shipping they will be the busiest in its history. employees are expected to liver 28 million packages in the u.s.. that's about 300 parcels every second. tomorrow is the deadline to make sure your kids against arrive by christmas eve. >> a christmas tree so bizarre it might even leave santa perplexed. >> perhaps if he measured better his christmas tree would not have burst through the roof. >> that's crazy right? >> what's crazy is big
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christmas tree stunned that as the boat talking. it's funny your house has sort of proved that the price of trees have gone through the roof! (laughter) in the movie christmas vacation and clark griswald is as obsessed with finding the perfect to tree. it pays homage to the christmas fixated griswald. the plywood platform the tree was on had to be bolted
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down. it is not a new concept. and lincoln and and glenn there haven't other versions where the tree has been cut and stories.in 3s. whae needs is a nice plump tree that raises the ceiling rather than pierces it. >> i think that is funny, i like that. >> i do too. >> that is it for now we will see you tomorrow morning. >> dr. phil is coming up next.
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